High Court May Decide LA Biosolids Petition Early

Law360, New York (May 6, 2010, 2:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court may decide whether to take up the city of Los Angeles’ case over neighboring Kern County’s ban on its biosolid fertilizer before summer recess, now that the county has filed its opposition brief to the city's certiorari petition ahead of schedule.

James B. Slaughter of Beveridge & Diamond PC, who represents the city, said Wednesday that the early filing, which came April 30, could speed up the high court's consideration of its petition. The city's reply is due May 11.

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